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'Reclaim' tosses away all credibility
'Reclaim' tosses away all credibility

The horror of child trafficking has been explored in numerous fiction and documentary films. So too has overseas adoption, in all its emotional and political complexity. Both topics figure nominally in "Reclaim," which takes a different tack: It uses them as action-thriller fodder. The scam against adoptive parents and orphans that it depicts may be based on true crimes, but director Alan White's ludicrously escalating showdown between goodies and baddies is too far-fetched to sound a credible note of protest. Incongruously, the drama features accomplished actors, travelogue scenery and a surfeit of guns, cash and murderously speeding cars. It starts off gently enough,...

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